CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 27, 2002 |
A man who assembled an arsenal of guns and homemade bombs while plotting a killing spree of fellow students at De Anza College was convicted Friday on 108 counts of possessing and planning to use those weapons. Al Joseph DeGuzman, 20, whose diary indicated that he intended to copy the massacre carried out by Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., could face up to 100 years in prison.
March 20, 1992 |
In the Southern California Division I regional final against Lynwood on Saturday at the Sports Arena, the Peninsula girls' basketball team was leading Lynwood, 46-45, with 4 minutes 56 seconds remaining. With a berth in the state championship game and a mythical national championship on the line, it was time for the Panthers to turn to their leader, senior point guard Kristen Mulligan.
September 13, 2010 |
Hewlett-Packard Co. is continuing its recent spending spree by buying ArcSight Inc., a Cupertino, Calif., security software company, in a deal worth about $1.5 billion, the two companies confirmed Monday. HP said it would pay $43.50 a share for the company, which makes software that detects intrusion attempts on big computer networks. The deal will help HP beef up its line of software for commercial computer systems, as it increasingly tries to sell a full range of hardware, software and tech services.
June 30, 2009 |
He's back. Steve Jobs returned to work Monday at Apple Inc.'s Cupertino, Calif., campus, company spokesman Steve Dowling said. Jobs took a medical leave of absence in January, saying he would return to the computer maker at the end of June. "He's at Apple a few days a week and working from home the rest of the week," Dowling said. "We are very glad to have him back." Neither Jobs nor Apple revealed the nature of the chief executive's illness while he was gone.
August 18, 2006 |
TEN YEARS AGO today, one of the most controversial news articles of the 1990s quietly appeared on the front page of the San Jose Mercury News. Titled "Dark Alliance," the headline ran beneath the provocative image of a man smoking crack -- superimposed on the official seal of the CIA. The three-part series by reporter Gary Webb linked the CIA and Nicaragua's Contras to the crack cocaine epidemic that ripped through South Los Angeles in the 1980s.
June 7, 2013 |
Snapchat, the popular social network startup that lets users send each other photos that quickly disappear, has given its logo a facelift. Since launching in 2011, the Los Angeles-based company has been known for its logo of a ghost making a silly face by sticking its tongue out. But earlier this week, Snapchat rolled out an app update for its Apple users with a logo that shows a face-less ghost. The startup on Thursday told users that the change was not an accident. PHOTOS: Top smartphones of 2013 "Many of you have noticed that in our latest iOS update, v5.0 Banquo, our mascot no longer has a facial expression," the blog post said.
June 12, 2013 |
Apple unveiled iOS 7 Monday, but because the focus of the company's presentation was on the new design of the platform, many cool new features went unnoticed. The Cupertino tech giant did point out a few great new features -- including AirDrop, the brand-new Control Center, and more features for Safari -- but many others were mentioned only in passing or completely overlooked. PHOTOS: Tech giants' new headquarters So here's a list of 10 hidden gems and overlooked features in the upcoming Apple mobile operating system.